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  • Newseum to display items from Ferguson protests

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as part of the Washington museum's exhibit on civil rights. The museum about journalism and the First Amendment will display items including a press pass, a "Police the Police" poster...

  • Newseum to display items from Ferguson, Missouri protests

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as an extension of the Washington museum's exhibit about civil rights. The museum about journalism and the First Amendment plans to display items including a press pass, a reporter's...

  • AAA projects record holiday travel by Maryland residents

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Record numbers of Maryland residents are expected to travel for the year-end holidays due in part to lower gas prices and a longer holiday travel window. AAA Mid-Atlantic says more than 2.1 million Maryland residents are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home...

  • Not much chance of Congress stopping Cuba policy

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A lack of unanimity in both political parties toward President Barack Obama's sudden move to re-establish ties with Cuba complicates any congressional effort to scuttle the most significant change in U.S. policy toward the communist island in 50-plus years. His...

  • AAA: Busy holiday travel season for Virginians

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than one-third of Virginians are expected to travel this holiday season. AAA Mid-Atlantic says more than 2.8 million Virginians will be traveling 50 miles or more from home for the 2014 year-end holiday season that runs from Tuesday until Jan. 4. That's 3.5...

  • Yellowstone solicits saddle, pack trip contracts

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service is soliciting proposals from businesses interested in providing guided saddle and pack stock trips in Yellowstone National Park. The Park Service plans to award up to 42 new concession contracts. Proposals are due on...

  • EU bans investment in Crimean, targets tourism

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has imposed a ban on investment in Crimea, and other economic sanctions including measures aimed at keeping tourists away. The new measures on investment, services and trade, announced Thursday, beef up the EU's previous sanctions taken in response...

  • Change in relations with Cubans resonates in Colorado Springs

    BY STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Fewer than 900 Cubans live in Colorado Springs, according to census data, but news of the country's improved relations with the United States resonated more than 2,000 miles away from the island nation. Raidel Moreno Armas, a 19-year-old Colorado College sophomore, was born in Cuba...

  • Georgia Aquarium has new executive VP and COO

    Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta has announced the selection of a new executive vice president and chief operating officer. The aquarium said in a news release Wednesday that Mark Schafer is stepping into the role effective immediately. He has served as chief financial...

  • Marketing effort boosts passenger numbers at Colorado Springs Airport

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Passenger numbers at the Colorado Springs Airport in October jumped from a year ago by the biggest percentage in nearly seven years as a marketing campaign aimed at leisure and business travelers in Houston, Seattle and Illinois paid big dividends. Passenger traffic for the month was...

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